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Over the past generation, CHeT has re-shaped the conduct of clinical research and advanced knowledge to improve health for thousands, if not millions, of individuals. What began as a coordination and data center that served a single clinical trial has evolved to an international, multi-faceted research and operations center that has redefined how academic institutions can conduct rigorous clinical investigation on a global scale. CHeT is leading the field in evaluating how to harness the tools and technologies of the early 21st century to extend the reach and impact of research and clinical care.

Selected Academic Publications

November 2017

The Parkinson Pandemic—A Call to Action

September 25, 2017

Large-scale identification of clinical and genetic predictors of motor progression in patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease (The Lancet, September 2017)

August 17, 2017

Multiple Wearable Sensors in Parkinson and Huntington Disease Individuals: A Pilot Study in Clinic and at Home (Digital Biomarkers, September 2017)

August 16, 2017

National randomized controlled trial of virtual house calls for Parkinson disease 

July 4, 2017

The First Frontier: Digital Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Disorders (Digital Biomarkers, July 2017)

August 29, 2016

Communicating with participants during the conduct of multi-center clinical trials.

July 14, 2016

State of Telehealth

July 1, 2016

Wearable Sensors in Huntington Disease: A Pilot Study July 2016)

April 2016

The Use of Smartphones for Health Research


Feasibility of Virtual Research Visits in Fox Trial Finder.

June 29, 2015

Virtual research visits and direct-to-consumer genetic testing in Parkinson’s disease  

May 2015

Novel methods and technologies for 21st-century clinical trials: a review.

April 21, 2015

The return of the house call.

June 2014

The past, present, and future of telemedicine for Parkinson's disease.

May 2013

Randomized controlled clinical trial of "virtual house calls" for Parkinson disease.